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Challenging Macroenvironment Affects DP World's Volumes


DP World handled 17.5 million TEU across its terminals in 1Q 2019, a decline of 0.6% YOY.

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Pirates Kidnap Six Tanker Crew off Nigeria


Six crew members of a Palau-flagged tanker were kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria last week. 

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Chilean Shipping Company Accused of Cartel Conduct


CSAV referred to the Competition Tribunal of South Africa for collusive tendering, price fixing and market division.

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IMB: Armed Pirates Board Tanker off Nigeria


Armed pirates attacked an anchored product tanker off Nigeria earlier this week.

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Spanish Warship Frees Ship Hijacked by Nigerian Pirates

Nigerian pirates chased off ship

The pirates were chased off after they spent a total of four days aboard the vessel.

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Golar LNG Clinches USD 700 Mn Financing for FLNG Gimi

LNG Golar Bear

Golar LNG received a firm USD 700 million financing commitment for the FLNG Gimi.

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South Africa Green-Lights Use of Scrubbers in Its Waters

The use of open-loop, closed-loop or hybrid systems is accepted until further notice.

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IMB: Global Piracy Drops by 42 Pct in Q1 2019


The first quarter of 2019 saw fewer incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships.

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Djibouti to Pay USD 385 Mn for Breach of DCT's Exclusivity


London court orders Djibouti to pay USD 385 million plus interest for violating DCT exclusivity rights.

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Thieves Apprehended for Stealing Oil from Tanker in Nigeria

Nord Steady attack

The navy apprehended the perpetrators after gunshots were heard.

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Pirates Kidnap Four Crew Members from Contships Vessel


Four crew members of a Liberia-flagged container vessel have been kidnapped by pirates of Cameroon. 

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US Applies Conditions of Entry to Ships Visiting Seychelles


The US Coast Guard to impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving from Seychelles.

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Ghana Fines Ships for Sewage Pollution


The Ghana Maritime Authority (GMA) fines ships due to pollution from discharged wastewaters.

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UK Helping Seychelles Battle Piracy in Indian Ocean


The engagement is aimed at strengthening maritime security and safety of navigation.

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Port of Durban Container Volumes Surge in 2018

Port of Durban

Container volumes handled by the port in 2018 were the highest in the last seven years.

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Denmark's NORDEN Expanding to Africa

NORDEN Africa expansion

The company said it would focus on industrial bulk port logistics projects.

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Pirates Kidnap Five Seafarers from OSV off Nigeria

Vessel guards

Five crew members have been kidnapped in the latest piracy attack off Brass, Nigeria.

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Readers' Picks of the Week


Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Robbers Attempt to Board PIL Boxship in Gulf of Guinea


Perpetrators attempted to board PIL's containership in the Gulf of Guinea on February 21, 2019.

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Pirates Kidnap Three Romanian Sailors off Togo


Three crew members of a Malta-flagged tanker kidnapped while in the Gulf of Guinea.

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Golar LNG Secures Deals for Another FLNG Project


Golar LNG Limited enters into a 20-year LOA with BP for the charter of an FLNG unit.

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MODEC to Provide FPSO for SNE Field Offshore Senegal

Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29

MODEC International awarded a contract by Woodside Energy (Senegal) for an FPSO vessel.

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Stellar Daisy Voyage Data Recorder Retrieved

Stellar Daisy Voyage Data Recorder

Voyage data recorder of the sunken Stellar Daisy was located and retrieved on Sunday morning (local time).

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Ocean Infinity Locates Wreck of Sunken Stellar Daisy

Seabed Constructor

Ocean Infinity located the Stellar Daisy wreck at a depth of 3,461 meters in the South Atlantic Ocean, west of Cape Town.

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Vessel Fire Claims Six Casualties in Durban Port

Vessel fire at Port of Durban

SAMSA: Six people have lost their lives in a vessel fire at the Port of Durban.

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Ocean Yield Reaches FPSO Charter Deal with Aker Energy

FPSO Dhirubhai-1

Ocean Yield agreed a long-term bareboat charter option for the FPSO Dhirubhai-1 with Aker Energy.

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Poten: African Sweet Crude Oil Exports Expected to Grow


Low sulphur - the majority of African crude oil exports - to become 'increasingly desirable'.

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